Oakes

Oakes Football Rolls into Playoffs Behind High-Powered Offense

Tornadoes face Carrington in opening round on Saturday

OAKES, N.D. — Oakes football finished a game back in the loss column of Lisbon in the class A region 1 standings. However their six wins are the most out of the eight teams in the division. After all of those wins there’s one element that’s been a driving force. That’s the offense. In five of the Tornadoes’ six wins…

Oakes Test Area Changes Hands

OAKES, N.D. — The title for the Oakes Test Area is now in the hands of local leaders. Senator John Hoeven attending the signing ceremony with Deputy Secretary of the Interior Kate MacGregor and Dickey-Sargent Irrigation District officials. The 5,000 acre irrigation test site near Oakes, North Dakota was designed to demonstrate that a well-managed irrigation system can produce high-value…

Young Man Dead After Farm Accident Near Oakes, North Dakota

Officials responded to a farmstead northwest of Oakes around 9 a.m. Wednesday

DICKEY CO, N.D. — A 25-year-old man is dead after a farm related accident in Dickey County, North Dakota. The sheriff’s office, Oakes Ambulance and police department responded to a farmstead northwest of Oakes around 9 a.m. Wednesday. They responded to a call of a farm accident involving an individual and equipment. The sheriff says the man was run over…

Stage Set For Class B Volleyball State Finals

Oakes and Langdon Area/Edmond/Munich advance to the finals on Sunday

The Class B State Volleyball semifinals came to a close earlier at the FargoDome with Oakes and Langdon Area-Edmond-Munich advancing to the championship.   Langdon Area/Edmond/Munich, (3), 3, Our Redeemer’s, (2), 0 Oakes (1), 3, Oak Grove (5), 1   The Cardinals and Tornadoes square off on Sunday at 5pm. Categories: High School Tags: Class B State Volleyball, fargodome, Langdon…

Missing Plane Headed for Oakes, ND Found Near Aberdeen

There was no immediate word on the pilot of the Cessna 172.

ABERDEEN, S.D.–Officials say a small plane missing for nearly two weeks has been found crashed near Aberdeen. There was no immediate word on the pilot of the Cessna 172, the only one on board. Brown County Chief Deputy Dave Lunzman said Tuesday a hunter found the wreckage about 3 miles north of Aberdeen Monday evening. Lunzman says adverse weather conditions…

Air Search To Resume For Missing Single-Engine Plane

The blue and white Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen, South Dakota, and Oakes, North Dakota

OAKES, N.D. — Air Force helicopters brought in to help search for a missing plane and its pilot are scheduled to resume operations. Aerial crews including the North Dakota and South Dakota wings of the Civil Air Patrol and U.S. Air Force were grounded by bad weather on Saturday. The blue and white single-engine Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen,…

Small Plane Headed For Oakes, North Dakota Fails To Land

The pilot was the only person on board when the plane left from Aberdeen, South Dakota

OAKES, N.D. — A single-engine plane heading for Oakes, North Dakota last night around 10:30 never arrived. Authorities were notified by family members after the plane failed to land. The pilot was the only person on board when the plane left from Aberdeen, South Dakota. Authorities say the weather has been hampering a ground search for the plane. Civil Air…

Escaped Inmate From Alabama Could Be In Oakes, North Dakota Area

William Phelps escaped out of Houston County, Alabama and has three arrest warrants out of North Dakota

OAKES, N.D. — Police in Oakes, North Dakota are asking for the public’s help in locating an escaped inmate out of Alabama. 38-year-old William Phelps is believed to be in the Oakes area. He escaped out of Houston County, Alabama and has three arrest warrants out of North Dakota. He is 5-foot-10 and about 165 pounds with brown hair and…

Ethics Commission Includes Former Mayor, Retired Judge And Others

The commission will oversee the conduct of legislators, statewide officials, candidates and lobbyists

BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican Gov. Doug Burgum and Senate leaders have chosen the panel for North Dakota’s voter-approved ethics commission. The panel members include former Williston mayor Ward Koeser, retired judge Ronald Goodman of Oakes and retired brigadier general David Anderson of Bismarck. Cynthia Lindquist of Devils Lake served as president of the community college in Fort Totten and Paul…

Fargo Woman Who Died After Being Dragged By a Horse is Identified

Deputies responded to the 38000 block of Beaver Dam Road near Star Lake around 11:00 Friday morning.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN –¬† Bertha Wood, 47 years old, of Fargo was identified as the woman dragged by a horse and killed¬† in Otter Tail County. Deputies responded to the 38000 block of Beaver Dam Road near Star Lake around 11:00 last Friday morning. The sheriff’s office says Wood was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say it appears…